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Re: Installing TeX Live and a couple of suggestions
On Sun, Jun 2, 2013 at 1:49 PM, Yorvyk <yorvik.ubunto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Is the information here
> http://ubuntu-manual.org/getinvolved/authors#install-texlive still valid
> or can I install from the repos. I'm using 12.04
I'd suggest installing TeX Live from upstream still. I had hopes that
the newer Ubuntu texlive packages would work for our manual, but we
still hit some minor snags. So it's easiest to just install from
upstream. Then you know you have the latest versions of the TeX Live
> I would suggest this line needs change to a current version as it makes
> the page look rather dated:-
> "Note: These instructions assume that you are using Ubuntu 9.04 or later."
Good call. I'd hope by this point that contributors to our project are
using a more modern version of Ubuntu! I've removed that note.
> Between these two lines I would add, $ mkdir ~/Projects
> 1. Create a new directory in your home folder called Projects.
> 2. Change into that directory in a terminal window:
I've done that now, too.